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Math students attend, present at international conference

Updated: March 27, 2024 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (March 27, 2024) – Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Department of Mathematics recently sponsored a trip to the National Joint Mathematics Meeting (JMM) in San Francisco, California. Five students and four faculty attended the January 2024 conference. Two students—Josiah Hudock ‘25 and Madison Ramsey ‘25—also presented research projects. Hudock, a mathematics and music…

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Physics students share experiences from competitive national internships

Updated: March 22, 2024 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (March 22, 2024) – Three Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students completed high-profile Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) at various institutions across the country last summer. Below they reflect on their personal experiences, learning outcomes and how their W&J education helped along the way. Maddy Ramsey ‘25 Physics and mathematics major Where was…

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Students earn first place at 2024 AFCEA Health IT Summit

Updated: March 8, 2024 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (March 8, 2024) – A team of Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students earned a first-place distinction at the Ann Kenny Case Competition as part of the 15th Annual Health IT Summit held recently by the Bethesda chapter of the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) in Bethesda, Maryland.  The first-place award…

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Engaged citizenship the theme of 7th annual Symposium on Democracy

Updated: February 26, 2024 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (February 26, 2024) – Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) 2024 Symposium on Democracy centered around the theme, “Stepping Up: Being an Informed, Involved and Impactful Citizen,” aiming to showcase how highly engaged citizens can impact the world positively and drive meaningful change. Held annually in February during the week of Presidents Day, the…

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Maxwell Lecture hosts W&J alumnus, author

Updated: February 15, 2024 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (February 15, 2024) – Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Department of English and Department of Religious Studies recently hosted Dr. Ed Simon ‘06 for the J. Robert Maxwell ‘43 Visiting Scholar Series. During his talk, “The Humanities in an Inhumane Time,” Dr. Simon argued that the actual value of a liberal arts education…

W&J announces Fall 2023 Dean’s List

Updated: January 26, 2024 | Tagged: , ,

Washington, PA (January 26, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) recently released the Dean’s List for the fall 2023 semester. The Dean’s List comprises full-time students who achieve a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students on the fall 2023 Dean’s List include: Name Hometown Alex Acosta Acworth, GA Connor Adams Davidsville, PA Mackenzie Adams…

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W&J’s Jaywant receives award for doctoral dissertation on India

Updated: November 21, 2023 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (November 21, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College’s Dr. Ketaki Jaywant, assistant professor of history, was recently awarded UCLA’s Center for India and South Asia’s Sardar Patel Award. Dr. Jaywant won the award for her doctoral dissertation titled “Secularizing Caste: Mapping Nineteenth-Century Anti-caste Politics in Western India.” “I am excited to receive the…

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Applications open for 2024 Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Updated: November 13, 2023 | Tagged: , , , , ,

The application process for the 2024 Udall Undergraduate Scholarship is now open.  The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship awards up to $7,000 to approximately 55 students nationwide pursuing a career related to the environment, Tribal public policy or healthcare. Interested applicants must apply with the help of their faculty representative. W&J’s faculty representative is Dr. Robert East,…

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2023 W&J Alpha and Beta Scholars recognized

Updated: October 9, 2023 | Tagged:

WASHINGTON, PA (October 9, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) recognized 180 students as 2023 Alpha and Beta Scholars for maintaining a GPA higher than 3.7 for the duration of their enrollment. Students were recognized during a special ceremony on campus Monday, Oct. 2. Of the 180, 110 qualified as Alpha Scholars for having…

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Edwards named to launch and lead W&J’s BSN Program

Updated: October 3, 2023 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (October 3, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College has appointed Dr. Linda Edwards as professor and chair of nursing. Dr. Edwards will lead the College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program. Taught in partnership with Washington Health System, the program will enroll the first group of students in the fall of 2024….